Capitol Reef - triassic sedimentary rock formations

This is a photo of triassic sedimentary rock formations.

Detailed Description

Triassic sedimentary rock formations exposed in cliffs at Capitol Reef National Park, from bottom to top: Moenkopi Formation (brown, layered siltstone cliffs), Chinle Formation (bluish- to multi-colored, shale-dominated slope). The Jurassic Wingate Sandstone is the red, massive cliff-forming unit at the top. This exposure is along Utah Highway 24 between Torrey and the Capitol Reef Visitor Center.


Image Dimensions: 800 x 600

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Location Taken: US